Come to this information session and learn first-hand from successful fellowship recipients. We will outline a variety of fellowship opportunities, highlighting those with deadlines in January and February. Our panel will provide information about writing a competitive proposals and resources to get your proposal out the door on time.
In this session you will learn everything you need to get started creating surveys, distributing, and analyzing results using the Qualtrics Research Suite.
Interim Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean John Hird (political science) will speak about his recent research in a talk titled "How Effective is Policy Analysis?"
"Merging Multiple Sources of Secondary Data: Theory-Driven Analysis or Data Trawling Secondary Data Sources" with Richard G. Wilkinson
"The Spirit Level: Why Unequal Societies are Bad for Everyone" presented by Richard Wilkinson, public health researcher and co-author of The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger, a best-seller published in 20+ countries. The book argues that the more equal a society, the better off it is — less crime, less obesity, less drug addiction and a healthy, happier populace in a more successful economy.
An ISSR short course by Rodrigo designed for those with a basic understanding of Stata who want to advance their programming skills.
Zube Lecture: "Designing Living Landscapes: Origins and Significance of Cultural Landscape Research in Landscape Architecture"
Ethan Carr PhD, FASLA is a professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at UMass Amherst and co-directs the graduate certificate program in Cultural Landscape Management, and will be presenting this Zube Lecture.
Led by the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) and the Graduate School Office of Professional Development (OPD), this session will provide advanced graduate students with strategies to create convincing academic CVs.
Part of the Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Thought and Political Economy. Frances Crowe, former director of AFSC and Peace Activist Extraodinaire, will present.
Ann Masten, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, will highlight research on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. In her keynote address, “Ordinary Magic on the Developmental Road to Resilience,” adoption will be discussed in terms of strengths that promote resilience.